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  • The Power of Emotions in World Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Koschut

    This book argues that the link between emotions and discourse provides a new and promising framework to theorize and empirically analyse power relationships in world politics. Examining the ways in which discourse evokes, reveals, and engages emotions, the expert contributors argue that emotions…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Liberal Neutrality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Reeve, Robert E. Goodin

    Originally published in 1989 Liberal Neutrality approaches the recommendation of neutrality by confronting the abstract prescription (that we should be neutral) with the implications for particular people and institutions. This not only identifies what neutrality involves logically, but also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Towards Sustainable Development

    Essays on System Analysis of National Policy, 1st Edition

    By Khalid Saeed

    First published in 1998, this second edition includes the 10 published essays and 3 working papers collected in the first edition, as well as additional writings on sustainable development penned by Saeed and his students over the subsequent six years. Two of the original working papers were…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    Paperback – 2020-01-21
    Routledge

  • Widening the World of International Relations

    Homegrown Theorizing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ersel Aydinli, Gonca Biltekin

    Current international relations (IR) theories and approaches, which are almost exclusively built in the West, are alien to the non-Western contexts that engender the most hard-pressing problems of the world and ultimately unhelpful in understanding or addressing the needs surrounding these…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • Re-Living the Global City

    Global/Local Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Chris Rumford

    Living the Global City (1996) was a landmark text in the field of Global Studies, offering an analysis of globalization and global/local processes by focussing on specific issues and themes which include community, culture, milieu, socioscapes and sociospheres, microglobalization, poverty,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China

    On Electronic Household Appliances, 1st Edition

    By Wang Min’an

    Unconventional, creative, and highly original, Wang Min’an’s work centres on the assemblage of household machines that create the space of contemporary domesticity. It offers pathways to a new understanding of how the sudden commodification of domestic space in China beginning in the late 1980s has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Global Health and Security

    Critical Feminist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen O'Manique, Pieter Fourie

    The past decade has witnessed a significant increase in the construction of health as a security issue by national governments and multilateral organizations. This book provides the first critical, feminist analysis of the flesh-and-blood impacts of the securitization of health on different bodies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Critical Theory and the Classical World

    1st Edition

    By Martyn Hudson

    This book radically re-examines Europe’s imaginaries of its origin in the ancient Greek world. Extracting central concepts of critical theory in its widest sense - beyond the Frankfurt School - like the human, force, spirit and domination, it allies them to characters, mythologies and motifs in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Ontological Entanglements, Agency and Ethics in International Relations

    Exploring the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Laura Zanotti

    While the relevance of ontological commitments for epistemology and methodology in International Relations have been the subject of growing debate for several years, the implications for ethics and political agency of embracing an ontology of entanglement have remained unexplored. This work focuses…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Anthropological Paradox

    Niches, Micro-worlds and Psychic Dissociation, 1st Edition

    By Massimo De Carolis

    This book addresses how the erosion of traditional forms of political association and legal regulation has given rise to a pluralism of "imperfect communities" constantly exposed to the risk of dissolution. These are niches and micro-worlds that are connected through precarious and ambivalent ties.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Economics and Power

    A Marxist Critique, 1st Edition

    By Giulio Palermo

    In the economic debate, power is defined and studied mainly as an interpersonal relation occurring out of perfect competition. This is a consequence of the combination of methodological individualism and the assumption of competition as a natural and everlasting coordinating mechanism, operating…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

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